Category: Explore

Explore the world around you to keep your brain well-fed. Put This in Your Brain offers educational resources, field trip ideas, city-based educational guides, and ideas for family friendly fun in Austin, Round Rock, San Marcos, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, New Orleans, and more! Reference one of our handy city guides, or print a field trip and lesson plan and hit the road. Learning happens everywhere!

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” – Francis Bacon

Explore the Free Museums in Austin!

Visiting museums is a great way to have fun and learn new things at the same time. As the capital of Texas, Austin is home to some fantastic museums — and many of them are free! We’ve created a fun printable checklist of Austin’s free museums to help you explore the city and decide which great museum to visit next.      Continue reading

Science Mill: Hands-on Science Fun in the Texas Hill Country

If you’re looking for a fun, educational way to spend an afternoon in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, then look no further than the Science Mill. Located in Johnson City, the Science Mill is just a short drive from both Austin and San Antonio making it the perfect spot for Central Texas families to enjoy an afternoon of interactive science fun.

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Explore the National Parks for Free!

Are you looking for a fun family trip this summer? With the Every Kid in a Park Program, all 4th graders and their families get free entrance to national parks for a year! Enjoy a full year of visiting some of the most beautiful parks, lands, and waters in the United States.

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